LAW3002S Contract Law

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module examines how contracts are formed and their express and implied terms. It explores why contracts may be invalid on the grounds of misrepresentation, duress and undue influence. It examines circumstances which make contracts illegal or unenforceable. It details the possible modes of discharge by examining performance and non-performance of obligations. It concludes by ascertaining the innocent party’s remedies for breach including financial damages, recission, specific performance and injunctions.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this module students will be able to:
(a) Describe the circumstances in which contractual liability may arise;
(b) Analyse the significance of various types of terms;
(c) Appraise arguments that a contract is illegal or unenforceable;
(d) Specify the various remedies that may be sought for alleged breach of contract;
(e) Apply Contract Law to various practical scenarios.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities

85

Autonomous Student Learning

110

Lectures

20

Total

215

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Students will attend classes for this module and have the opportunity to engage in active learning during these sessions. There will be in-class discussion and group work to analyse module concepts. Where appropriate, the module will incorporate case based learning 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No

60

Assignment: Main Assignment Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No

40


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Dr Noel McGrath Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mrs Edna Eugenia Da Silva Tutor
Rachel Sim Tutor
Chee Shong Tan Tutor
Charlene Tan Puay Koon Tutor
Siti Zarifah Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 

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